Discover What You Can Learn Reading a Proverb Each Day

Many people use Proverbs as a daily study and guide to increase their wisdom and understanding. There are 31 chapters to Proverbs so reading one chapter a day, allows readers to complete the book of Proverbs in one month, but it is common for people to continue to read one chapter a day as part of their daily routine.

Take the challenge. Read one chapter in Proverbs each day for the next three months (or even longer). You will be surprised at what you discover in the verses of Proverbs. Here is just a little of what you can learn from reading a Proverb a Day:

Day 1 – you learn about the handbook of life
“Proverbs will teach you wisdom and self-control and how to understand sayings with deep meanings.” – Proverbs 1:2 (CEV)

Day 2 -you know the path to the knowledge of God
“Then you will understand the reverent and worshipful fear of the Lord and find the knowledge of [our omniscient] God.” – Proverbs 2:5 (AMP)

Day Three – you know the secret of a healthy body
“If you do, it will be like good medicine, healing your wounds and easing your pains.” – Proverbs 3:8 (NLT)

Day 4 – you learn who really protects you
“Forsake not [Wisdom], and she will keep, defend, and protect you; love her, and she will guard you.” – Proverbs 4:6 (AMP)

Day 5 – you learn how to always know the right thing to say
“You will have sound judgment, and you will always know the right thing to say.” – Proverbs 5:2 (CEV)

Day 6 – you learn who really is to blame
“You are snared with the words of your lips, you are caught by the speech of your mouth.” – Proverbs 6:2 (AMP)

Day7 – you see what leads to adultery
“Always a simpleton, always in the wrong place, always dressed seductively, always foolish.” – Proverbs 7:6-27 (MSG)

Day 8- you see how to honor God with hate
“All who fear the Lord will hate evil.  Therefore, I hate pride and arrogance, corruption and perverse speech.” – Proverbs 8:13 (NLT)

Day 9 – you see what happens when you teach the unteachable
“Anyone who rebukes a mocker will get an insult in return. Anyone who corrects the wicked will get hurt.” – Proverbs 9:7 (NLT)

Day 10 – you’ll notice sin in a person who talks all the time
“Too much talk leads to sin.  Be sensible and keep your mouth shut.” – Proverbs 10:19 (NLT)

Day 11 – you see yourself as God sees you if immodest
“As a ring of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman who is without discretion.” – Proverbs 11:22 (AMP)

Day 12 – you see a wife as either health or cancer to your husband
“A helpful wife is a jewel for her husband, but a shameless wife will make his bones rot.” – Proverbs 12:4 (CEV)

Day 13– you learn how to become wise by osmosis
“He who walks [as a companion] with wise men is wise, but he who associates with [self-confident] fools is [a fool himself and] shall smart for it.” – Proverbs 13:20 (AMP)

Day 14 – you see what to do when you encounter a foolish person
“Go from the presence of a foolish and self-confident man, for you will not find knowledge on his lips.” – Proverbs 14:7 (AMP)

Day 15 – you see whose prayers get heard
“The LORD never even hears the prayers of the wicked, but he answers the prayers of all who obey him.” – Proverbs 15:29 (CEV)

Day 16 – you see a sure sign of a God pleasing person
“When GOD approves of your life, even your enemies will end up shaking your hand.” – Proverbs 16:7 (MSG)

Day 17 – how you are a liar without knowing it
“An evildoer gives heed to wicked lips; and a liar listens to a mischievous tongue.” – Proverbs 17:4 (AMP)

Day 18 – the power that makes you are a murderer or a life giver
“Death and life are in the power of the tongue: and they that love it shall eat the fruit thereof.” – Proverbs 18:21 (KJV)

Day 19 – you see learn how to make a loan to God
“He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.” – Proverbs 19:17 (KJV)

Day 20 – you see you never need to worry about revenge
“Don’t ever say, ‘I’ll get you for that!’ Wait for GOD; he’ll settle the score.” – Proverbs 20:22 (MSG)

Day 21 – when your service and offerings to God are not recognized
“Clean living before God and justice with our neighbors mean far more to GOD than religious performance.” – Proverbs 21:3 (MSG)

Day 22– you see who the Lord is mad at
“The mouth of an immoral woman is a dangerous trap; those who make the Lord angry will fall into it.” – Proverbs 22:14 (NLT)

Day 23 – you see what type of person makes fun of your counsel
“Speak not in the ears of a [self-confident] fool, for he will despise the [godly] Wisdom of your words.” – Proverbs 23:9 (AMP)

Day 24 – you see that saying “I didn’t know” is no excuse
“If you [profess ignorance and] say, Behold, we did not know this, does not He Who weighs and ponders the heart perceive and consider it? And He Who guards your life, does not He know it? And shall not He render to [you and] every man according to his works?” – Proverbs 24:12 (AMP)

Day 25 – you see the great hide and seek
“It is the glory of God to conceal a thing, but the glory of kings is to search out a thing.” – Proverbs 25:2 (AMP)

Day 26– you see the creed of the lazy person
“A lazy person says, ‘I am smarter than everyone else.” – Proverbs 26:16 (CEV)

Day 27 – you see what looking ahead keeps you from
“A prudent person sees trouble coming and ducks; a simpleton walks in blindly and is clobbered.” – Proverbs 27:12 (MSG)

Day 28 – you see you should never trust your heart
“He who leans on, trusts in, and is confident of his own mind and heart is a [self-confident] fool, but he who walks in skillful and godly Wisdom shall be delivered.” – Proverbs 28:26 (AMP)

Day 29 – you see how you set traps for people and don’t even know it
“Flattery is nothing less than setting a trap.” – Proverbs 29:5 (CEV)

Day 30 – you learn where to go when you are in trouble
“Every word of God is tried and purified; He is a shield to those who trust and take refuge in Him.” – Proverbs 30:5 (AMP)

Day 31 – you will know what God sees as beautiful
“Charm and grace are deceptive, and beauty is vain [because it is not lasting], but a woman who reverently and worshipfully fears the Lord, she shall be praised!” – Proverbs 31:30 (AMP)

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